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Pharos debuts Canadian Maps in Pocket PC

Pharos Science and Applications Inc., the leader in simple and affordable GPS solutions for Pocket PC and PDAs, today announced the addition of Canadian maps for its award winning Ostia navigation and routing software at Internet World Wireless 2002/Pocket PC New York. This allows Canadian users to experience the most popular and complete GPS navigation and routing solution for Pocket PC-based PDAs and current United States users to receive full driving directions and navigation while visiting Canada.

The benefits that Canadian users will receive with Pharos’ GPS solution include:

  • Voice-prompted directions

  • Automatic or one-touch manual re-routing

  • Reverse route

  • Text prompt for next turn

  • Show map scale

  • On-map scrolling

  • Ability to display up to 10 maps simultaneously

  • Extensive Point-of-Interest library

Pharos will be displaying its line of GPS solutions, including new Canadian maps, at Internet World Wireless / Pocket PC New York at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center from Feb. 20-22 in the Microsoft Partner Pavilion booth #505. The company was recently named to Microsoft Corporation’s prestigious Mobility Partner Advisory Council, whose members are working together to deliver innovative mobile technology solutions for work and play.